Case of the Day: Lantheus Medical Imaging v. Atomic Energy of Canada
We return today to Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. v. Atomic Energy of Canada, Ltd., a case involving a US letter rogatory in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. Here is my brief summary of the underlying facts from my first post on the case: In the underlying case, Lantheus Med. Imaging, Inc. v. Zurich Am. […]
Case of the Day: United States v. Lebanese Canadian Bank SAL
The case of the day is United States v. Lebanese Canadian Bank SAL (S.D.N.Y. 2012). Following a Drug Enforcement Agency investigation into an “alleged scheme to launder money through the U.S. financial system and the used car market, for the benefit of Hizballah, designated as a Foreign Terrorist Organization by the U.S. Department of State,” […]
Case of the Day: Giraldo v. Drummond Co.
The case of the day is Giraldo v. Drummond Co. (N.D. Ala. 2012). According to the complaint, Drummond owned a coal mine in La Loma, in Colombia’s Cesar Province, and it shipped its coal from Santa Marta, in Magdalena Province. Both areas were under the control of the FARC, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, […]
Case of the Day: Lantheus Medical Imaging v. Zurich American Insurance Co.
Let me start by saying that today’s case of the day is highly recommended reading. Way to go, Magistrate Judge Cott! Back in August 2011, we looked at an Ontario case, Lantheus Medical Imaging v. Atomic Energy of Canada, which involved a US letter rogatory to take testimony and documents from Atomic Energy of Canada, […]
Rafael Salomão Romano and Colleagues on Letters Rogatory in Brazil
I’m pleased to be able to post a short paper by Rafael Salomão Romano, a law student at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, and his colleagues, Caio Carrera and Prof. Daniela Trejos Vargas. Rafael wrote me some time ago with a question about the US judicial assistance statute. I gave him the […]